Metabolic profiling reveals a contribution of gut microbiota to fatty liver phenotype in insulin-resistant mice

Another mouse study…this one finds that a high fat diet was converted by the bacteria in the gut in such a way as to increase the risk of liver damage and increase insulin resistance.  So how does this impact our GI tract when we are bombarded with nonessential antibiotics and the bacterial types that we have spent several hundred thousand years gettting acquainted with are not replaced?

The buzzword around antibiotic overuse is always antibiotic resistance, and this is, in reality, only a very small measure of the damage antibiotic overuse does to our physiology and risk of chronic diseases.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.